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Symptoms Of Pharyngeal Gonorrhea

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Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was diagnosed after the two sex encounters with throat gonorrhea and treated with antibiotics. Just a quick follow-up question as the more I delve into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're welcome. Regarding gonorrhea, it's important to point out that gonorrhea is much easier to transmit and contract than HIV. Yes it's possible to contract both Read more »

Gonorrhea in the throat

In one of your answers you said, "For example, if you give a man oral sex, and that man has... Read more »

gonorrhea of the throat

I recently did some crystal meth by snorting and a few days later I ended up with a severe sore... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

...and Bennett. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases . 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005. P. 2514-2529. PHAC. Gonococcal infections. Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections . 2008. Available at: ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture

...testing if it is needed. Late-Breaker Oral Abstract: Performance of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAATs) for Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infections of the Oropharynx and Rectum in MSM. In: 2008 National STD Prevention Conference, Chicago,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Israel -- Pharyngeal Gonorrhea in Female Sex Workers: Response to a Single 2-g Dose of Azithromycin

...Tel Aviv and evaluated the efficacy of a single 2-g dose of azithromycin in eradicating infection. The investigators obtained throat specimens for gonococcal culture from 301 female sex workers practicing in brothels. Participants answered a... Read more »
The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...young adults and African Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gonorrhea can infect the eyes, throat and mouth as well as male and female genital areas. For decades it has commonly been treated with first tier... Read more »
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Confused about symptoms...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...(which went away after two rounds of anibiotics) but negative for HIV. Fast forward to today. I went to the hospital with a sore throat and turns out I have a viral pharyngitis infection, it's causing slight headaches, joint pain, very slight... Read more »

MY TONGUE

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...SPLOTCHES ON MY TONGUE THAT COME AND GO. I HAVE SEEN TWO DOCTORS WHO SENT ME HOME WITH NOTHING. I HAVE A HARD TIME CLEARING MY THROAT. CAN THE DIFFICULTY IN SWALLOWING HAPPEN WITHOUT THE WHITE [censored] ON YOUR TONGUE?? I KNOW THESE ARE MEDICAL... Read more »

getting tested today...infected for sure

Posted by infectedboy, 4 Replies
...many - 3 weeks after i developed the worst dry cough ever which lasted for 3 weeks...during those 3 weeks i got a terrible sore throat, canker sore, joint / muscle pain, head aches, diareah, fever, swollen nodes...they all went away after 3-4... Read more »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...even mention it anyway.so does any body have any advice for me,since I swallowed or had most of the climaxes in my mouth or throat am i at risk? I enjoy oral sex and swallowing for my partner and I always thought it wasnt risky.furthermore since... Read more »